I recently acquired a Kodak Bantam for a ridiculously low price on ebay.
Mine looks pretty much like new, and everything works more or less as it should. Aside from the Bantam name and the 828 film format the RF model had almost nothing in common with the Bantam strut folders which first appeared in the mid-1930s. Kodak continued producing the 828 folders for a few years after WWII; the name was then passed on to a new line of fixed lens, bakelite-bodied cameras designed by Arthur H. Crapsey.
The Bantam RF design and the supporting Kodak publicity reflected and helped define the '50s aesthetic.
As I had done with my Flash Bantam, I covered the ruby window on the back of the camera and taped a 24-exposure strip of 35mm film onto the 828 reels. One nice innovation in the RF model is a roller-based frame spacing mechanism which eliminates the guess-work in advancing the film by counting turns. The removable back presented a bit of a challenge in the process of film loading inside a dark bag, but I think it will be less of a problem with subsequent rolls. I exposed the first roll of film through the camera at one of my regular test sites, the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History.
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